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Seven jailed for life over Tunisian museum, hotel massacres

Seven jailed for life over Tunisian museum, hotel massacresA Tunisian court jailed seven people for life on Saturday for their involvement in two deadly militant attacks in 2015, one on a museum in Tunis and the other on a hotel in a Mediterranean resort. Other defendants received jail sentences ranging from 16 years to six months, state news agency TAP quoted court spokesman Soufiane Sliti as saying. The assault on the Bardo National Museum left 21 people dead, while 38 were killed in the beach resort of Sousse, some 150 kilometers (90 miles) south of the capital.



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AD and LIFEWTR Celebrate the Opening of The Haas Brothers: Ferngully at The Bass Museum of Art in Miami

AD and LIFEWTR Celebrate the Opening of The Haas Brothers: Ferngully at The Bass Museum of Art in Miami



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Smithsonian Museum Will Display Matthew Shepard's Belongings

Smithsonian Museum Will Display Matthew Shepard's BelongingsIt's a touching tribute honoring the memory of Matthew Shepard, 20 years after his gruesome death.



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5 Bible Museum Dead Sea Scrolls Exposed As Fakes

5 Bible Museum Dead Sea Scrolls Exposed As FakesFive fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, some of the Museum of the Bible's most



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5 Bible Museum Dead Sea Scrolls Exposed As Fakes

5 Bible Museum Dead Sea Scrolls Exposed As FakesFive fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, some of the Museum of the Bible's most



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Fragments found in Brazil museum fire provide some hope

Fragments found in Brazil museum fire provide some hopeRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that turned historic and scientific artifacts to ashes.



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Burned National Museum in Rio had relics from around world

Burned National Museum in Rio had relics from around worldRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, which suffered a massive fire late Sunday, boasted the largest archive of historical artifacts and documents in Latin America, some 20 million pieces from around the globe. Museum officials say it's too soon to say what had been lost or spared, as firefighters were still putting out ambers and assessing whether it was safe to enter.



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Brazil's first human, a 'priceless' loss from Rio's museum fire

Brazil's first human, a 'priceless' loss from Rio's museum fireBrazil on Monday mourned the loss of the “first Brazilian,” Luzia, after the 12,000-year-old fossil was destroyed in a raging fire that ripped through Rio de Janeiro’s treasured National Museum. The jewel in the crown of the museum’s collection of 20 million valuable pieces, Luzia was the first human fossil found in Brazil, in the southwestern Minas Gerais state in 1970. “Luzia is a priceless loss for everyone interested in civilization,” Paulo Knauss, director at Brazil’s national history museum, told AFP.



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Firefighters going through burned-out National Museum

Firefighters going through burned-out National MuseumRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the fire at Brazil's National Museum (all times local):



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Haunting Aerial Photos Show Devastation Caused By Brazil National Museum Fire

Haunting Aerial Photos Show Devastation Caused By Brazil National Museum FireThese aerial photographs lay bare the utter devastation caused by a fire that



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